Skip to content Agility (Formerly VersionOne) Integration with TFVC and ServiceNow Agility (Formerly VersionOne) Integration Agility integration with Team Foundation Server Version Control (TFVC) and ServiceNow provide the project management team complete traceability for any ticket (incident, problem, or defect) raised by a customer. Agility (Formerly VersionOne) – TFVC – ServiceNow Integration Overview

In an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) ecosystem, the choice of systems and the collaboration between thecross-functional teams play a great role. While the choice of systems impacts the productivity of a team, the cross-functionalcollaboration helps the teams get complete context of the business requirements.

Best-of-breed systems such as Agility, TFVC, and ServiceNow bring rich functionalities to the ecosystem. When TFVC is integrated with Agility and Service Now, all stakeholders have real-time visibility into the commits made by the development team. It is also easier to enforce authentic commits against each work item and access the changes/edits made to the commit files from Agility itself.

How Agility (Formerly VersionOne) – TFVC – ServiceNow integration is beneficial for an enterprise

  • Trace the requirement breakdown
  • Get complete context of the business requirement and receive real-time updates when there is a change in the plan
  • Coordinate on the delivery timelines seamlessly with concurrent updates on changes

How OpsHub Integration Manager integrates Agility (Formerly VersionOne), TFVC and ServiceNow

OpsHub Integration Manager integrates Agility and TFVC in abi-directional manner. It ensures that all historical and current data isavailable to each user, in that user’s preferred system, with full context,in real-time. Agility users have traceability for each workitem ateach stage of development. On the other hand, TFVC users are alwaysup-to-date on iterations schedule and changes/enhancements made toa customer request.

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Use Case: Agility (Formerly VersionOne) integration with TFVC & ServiceNow

Problem statement: Lack of commit traceability means development and support teams must manually update their systems after successful commit against a workitem.

Solution: If Agility, TFVC, and ServiceNow are integrated using OpsHub Integration Manager, the build results will be automatically synchronized to all the integrated systems.

  1. A support team member logs an incident in ServiceNow.
  2. The development team traces it as a ‘defect’ in Agility.
  3. The development team works on the ‘defect’ in Agility and commits the changes against the ‘defect’ in TFVC.
  4. OpsHub Integration Manager synchronizes the commit information to Agility with the associated defect.
  5. The change also reflects in ServiceNow. Agility TFVC ServiceNow Integration

Benefits of integration for TFVC, Agility (Formerly VersionOne), and ServiceNow Agility (Formerly VersionOne) users

  • Traceability for business requirements throughout the ALM tool chain
  • Direct visibility into customer issues and their priorities
  • No dependency on manual communication

TFVC users

  • Each commit can be traced back to its respective workitem at any given point in time from TFVC itself
  • Enforced checkpoints ensure that no mandatory steps/checks are missed while making a commit – this leads to high success rate for commits

ServiceNow users

  • Access and real-time updates to the development status within ServiceNow
  • Easy to categorize and transfer customer tickets to development team
  • No dependency on manual communication